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Brighton & Hove bus outside the Royal Pavilion

Statement on budget: Go-Ahead Group urges further measures to support green transport

  • Super-deduction could enable investment in green transport technology
  • Support for apprenticeships will be a boost for career switchers
  • Go-Ahead calls for more measures to get people out of their cars
Go-Ahead London engineer in depot

Go-Ahead training mental health first aiders across all its bus companies

  • 10 regional bus companies will each have go-to representatives on mental health
  • Practical training is provided to spot triggers, reassure people in distress, and seek support
  • Initiative developed in response to a UK-wide increase in anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic
Voltra fleet outside the Angel of the North

Go-Ahead named most admired transport company for community and environmental responsibility

  • Go-Ahead tops table of 11 UK transport companies in independent ranking on community and environment
  • The company received the highest scores overall of all bus and train operators
  • Research is published by Britain’s Most Admired Companies (BMAC) - Britain’s longest running survey of corporate reputation
Taken at Go-Ahead London's Camberwell garage in January 2020

Go-Ahead invests for rebound in public transport by hiring more than 1,100 apprentices in 2021

  • The Go-Ahead Group sets a goal of hiring more than 1,100 apprentices across bus and rail in 2021
  • Transport operator bucks the economy-wide trend of falling apprenticeship starts
  • Two thirds of Go-Ahead’s apprentices will be deployed on London buses
Metrobus' mobile vaccination bus

Go-Ahead bus is one of the UK's first Covid-19 Mobile Vaccination units

The NHS and Metrobus have launched one of the UK’s first Covid-19 Mobile Vaccination Units in a bus in Crawley, targeting hard-to-reach and vulnerable communities.  

Go North East vaccination shuttle bus

Go-Ahead launches one of the UK’s first dedicated vaccination shuttle bus services in the North East

Go-Ahead bus company Go North East has today launched one of the UK’s first dedicated vaccination shuttle bus services.

Voltra fleet outside the Angel of the North

Go-Ahead tops UK transport industry in cutting carbon emissions

  • The Go-Ahead Group achieves “A minus” rating from the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project)
  • Emissions down 22% since 2016 despite international expansion in operations
  • Impact of the “beast from the east” storm prompted renewed focus on climate change
  • Rating reflects benefits of Britain’s largest fleet of zero-emission electric buses
Former prison van driver Dobbet Donaldson

Go-Ahead hires 650 bus and rail apprentices during Covid-19 pandemic

  • Apprenticeship applications double in rail and jump by a third in bus as transport attracts Coronavirus career switchers
  • Despite the challenges of 2020, Go-Ahead has continued to invest in its workforce for the future
  • Recruits include a former airline pilot, a member of the French Foreign legion, a prison van driver and a guitar instructor
Santa Bus Brighton & Hove

Go-Ahead lays on Christmas bus services to support key workers and enable family gatherings

  • Normal services across most routes on Christmas Eve
  • Saturday or Sunday services on Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Special services serving hospitals and airports on Christmas Day
Passengers on a Southern rail service (GTR)

Go-Ahead Trading update for the period from 28 June 2020 to 2 December 2020

The Go-Ahead Group plc today announces its trading update for the period from 28 June 2020 to 2 December 2020. The next scheduled update is the Group’s half year results for the six months ending 2 January 2021 which will be announced on 11 March 2021.

Voltra fleet outside the Angel of the North

Go-Ahead backs 'Net Zero' plan as it launches first fully electric bus fleet in the North East

  • Go-Ahead cements its position as the UK’s largest operator of electric buses with new ‘clean, green’ fleet across the North East
  • Government’s Ultra-Low Emission Fund helps to fund £2 million move, which takes electric buses to Newcastle and Gateshead​​​​​​
  • The move helps Go-Ahead accelerate towards target of operating a ‘net zero’ bus fleet by 2035
  •  Transport Secretary Grant Shapps hails move as example of industry “actively supporting” Government’s ambitions to end the UK’s contribution to climate change
Brighton & Hove bus outside the Royal Pavilion

Go-Ahead pledges to source one third of all its supply chain from boosting local businesses

  • Bus and rail services play a critical role in keeping communities connected 
  • Go-Ahead is supporting local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to remain viable and to grow during the pandemic and in the longer-term
  • Go-Ahead’s bus and rail companies have delivered £5 million worth of community investment through volunteering, donations and fundraising in the past five years